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Aug 18, 2019

A special episode: our interview with Stephanie Wood, author of Fake.

Fake is both the story of Stephanie's relationship with a con artist, and an investigation into how we allow ourselves to be duped.  Described as 'fascinating' (The Saturday Paper), 'riveting' (The Australian), and named an 'Unmissable' book of 2019...

Aug 12, 2019

Anna and Annie discuss the Miles Franklin winner, Too Much Lip by Melissa Lucashenko.

Our book of the week is Murmur by Will Eaves, inspired by the life of  Alan Turing. Shortlisted for the 2018 Goldsmiths Prize and winner of the 2019 Wellcome Book Prize, this is a beautifully written, challenging novel that puts you...

Aug 4, 2019

Anna and Amanda discuss the UK Crime Writers' Association Dagger Awards shortlists.

Our book of the week is The Train Was On Time by Heinrich Böll, translated by Leila Vennewitz, with an introduction by Anna Funder.  We loved this novel about a man on his way to war. Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Böll...

Aug 1, 2019

A special episode: Anna chats with author Natalie Haynes about her latest novel A Thousand Ships.

One of the Guardian's 'Best Books of 2019', A Thousand Ships is a re-telling of the Trojan War from the women's point of view - with the Trojan women, the epic stories that led to the war and Penelope writing some...

Jul 29, 2019

Anna and Annie discuss the 2019 Booker Prize Longlist, announced on 24 July.  We're thrilled to see My Sister, The Serial Killer and Lanny on the list.  There is huge anticipation for The Testaments by Margaret Atwood (and Annie has a confession about The Handmaid's Tale).

Our book of the week is City of Girls by...